orange


orange
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French orrange, araunge, from Old Occitan auranja, from Arabic nāranj, from Persian nārang, from Sanskrit nāraṅga orange tree Date: 14th century 1. a. a globose berry with a yellowish to reddish-orange rind and a sweet edible pulp b. any of various small evergreen citrus trees (genus Citrus) with glossy ovate leaves, hard yellow wood, fragrant white flowers, and fruits that are oranges 2. any of several trees or fruits resembling the orange 3. any of a group of colors that lie midway between red and yellow in hue II. adjective Date: 1542 1. of or relating to the orange 2. of the color orange

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